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Jazz Musician of the Day: Rahsaan Roland Kirk

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JAZZ MUSICIAN OF THE DAY


Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Kirk was born Ronald Theodore Kirk in Columbus, Ohio, but felt compelled by a dream to transpose two letters in his first name to make Roland. In 1970, Kirk added “Rahsaan" to his name. Preferring to lead his own groups... more


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